At least four soldiers and 12 militants were killed in a clash on Sunday in Pakistan’s troubled tribal belt where the army is fighting a major offensive against Taliban insurgents. Pakistan’s military said the incident took place in the Ghaziza area of Datta Khel town, some 20 kilometres (12 miles)
The presidency has released a new twitter handle for Zahra Buhari, daughter of President Buhari following a controversial tweet from her former handle, @Zahra_Buhari. Some days ago, Zahra's former twitter handle called out Gambian President, President Yahya Jammeh over his remarks against gay people (screen munch of the tweet above).
Godwin Emefiele, CBN Governor The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it will collaborate with relevant agencies to discipline anybody who is involved in foreign currency trafficking across Nigerian borders.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari in tackling the boko haram insurgents in the country. The post Support Buhari to end boko haram attacks, Jonathan urges Nigerians appeared first on Vanguard News.
Stephen Keshi: sacked by the NFF A former Green Eagles winger, Adokiye Amiesimaka said on Sunday that he was not surprised at the removal of Coach Stephen Keshi because the current Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) board never believed in him.
PDP has alleged threat to life of some of its leaders following the National Assembly elections which they say didn't go the way of APC. At a press conference in the party headquarters in Abuja today July 5th, the National Publicity secretary of PDP, Olisa Metuh said some of the
The Emir of Kano Sanusi II says forceful marriage of young girls as well as the exposure of youths to social media and the internet is to a large extent responsible for the increased rate of youths joining the insurgency group, Boko Haram. The Emir said this while delivering his
Senate President, Bukola Saraki President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has condemned in strong terms Sunday’s bomb attack on innocent worshippers at the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Potiskum , Yobe state, stressing that, Islamist sect, Boko Haram should embrace the government’s willingness to negotiate.
THE Nigerian Union of Pensioners has lauded the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, for approving the payment of three months pension arrears to pensioners. Wike had on Saturday ordered the Accountant General of the state to commence the payment of the pension arrears owed retirees in the state.
Ebonyi State Governor, Chief Dave Umahi, has terminated the ongoing dualisation of a section of the Abakaliki–Enugu road on the grounds that the previous government did not obtain approval from the Federal Government before embarking on the project. According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor,
After 10 days of helplessly drifting on sea and surviving on raw fish, two foreign nationals have been rescued by the Nigerian Navy ship ranger and taken to Forward Operating Base (FOB), Bonny. The Commanding Officer, Captain Joseph Nwachi, told Channels Television that the two men will be handed over
The United Nations Development Programme has advised Nigeria to prepare for the post-insurgency rebuilding of the north east destroyed by the Boko Haram sect. Premium Times reports that Matthew Alao, a UN conflict prevention and peace building analyst, addressed Nigerians on July 5, Sunday, in Abuja.
According to Langs Bulus, two senior secondary students of Dalo Memorial School, Foron in BLadi, Plateau state named Roy and Jeremiah were killed by Fulani herdsmen at the stream near their school. The school has been shut down temporary. He said that they have evidence in videos and more pictures.
Amsterdam based Nigerian transgender, Stephanie Rose believes Jesus Christ — who Christians refer to the son of God and Savior of the world– is a myth. The former law student of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, who was known as Dapo Adaralegbe made this outrageous pronouncement in his her book titled
Warring popular Fuji music legends, Saheed Osupa and Pasuma have reconciled and settled their differences in the spirit of the holy month of Ramadan. The duo were for many years, close allies till rivalry and superiority war tore them apart. This rancour led to numerous personal confrontations, use of abusive lyrics
Nigeria’s former president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, on Sunday urged Nigerians to continue to pray for peace and the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in the fight against Boko Haram. “I urge all Nigerians to continue to pray for peace in Nigeria and to support the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari